Herb, Hyssop

Catalog #0815

5631
(Hyssopus officinalis) Used as early as the 7th century to improve the smell of kitchens and hospitals. Hyssop leaves are used to flavor salads, soups, liqueurs, and stews. Essential oil used in perfumes. Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Plants grow 18-24". Perennial in zones 4-9.
START INDOORS
4-6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
7-10 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
6-12" Apart
LIGHT
Sun/Partial Shade

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Can also be directly sown outdoors just before last spring frost. Prefers average well-drained soil and will tolerate dry conditions. Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigorous growth.

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